Election 2017

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Tim Farron has performed a u-turn regarding his beliefs on gay sex

Peter Tatchell says Tim Farron has made a 'gigantic mess' with gay sex u-turn

Peter Tatchell says Tim Farron has made a 'gigantic mess' with gay sex u-turn

Farron has admitted he believes gay sex is a sin, months after doing the opposite during the general election campaign.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Mohammad Zain Qureshi: Jeremy Corbyn supporter pleads guilty to breaking electoral law by voting twice in General Election

Corbyn supporter admits breaking electoral law by voting twice in last election

Qureshi boasted on Twitter that he had voted twice for Labour, once by postal vote and then again at the polling station

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

'We have a right to know if there was interference from fake news in EU referendum and election' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum'

The Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the decision to write to Facebook's founder asking for evidence Russia had interfered in UK democratic process

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Man interrupts Theresa May's speech at Tory Party Conference with P45

WATCH Comedian Lee Nelson interrupt Theresa May's speech at Tory Party Conference with P45

Comedian interrupts Theresa May's speech at Tory Party Conference with P45

During the Prime Minister's speech, a man climbed onto the stage and handed her a P45

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Sir Malcolm Rifkind dismisses Hammond-Johnson reports of post-election text plot to unseat Theresa May

Sir Malcolm Rifkind dismisses reports of Hammond-Johnson plot to unseat Theresa May

Tory grandee dismisses reports of Hammond-Johnson plot to unseat May

The former foreign secretary said Philip Hammond and Boris Johnson were merely planning for the possibility of Theresa May resigning after the hung Parliament election result in June

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

'There's no evidence anti-Semitic abuse online is from Labour party members', says Chris Williamson MP

'There's no evidence anti-Semitic abuse online is coming from Labour party members', says Corbyn ally Chris Williamson

'No evidence anti-Semitic abuse online is from party members', says Corbyn ally

The MP for Derby North spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the accusations previously made against the Labour Party

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

The DUP has broken with the Tories despite the confidence and supply deal made after the June election

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenges it, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge

The Government promised funding of one billion pounds to secure Democratic Unionist support after the election in June

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Amnesty has revealed the amount of abuse suffered by Diane Abbott in the first six months of this year

Diane Abbott received 10 times as much abuse as any other female MP during election campaign

Diane Abbott far and away the most-abused female MP, figures show

Figures from Amnesty International reveal Abbott 45% of all abuse aimed at female MPs during six weeks prior to 2017 election

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Nicky Morgan MP on the Tory election campaign, Brexit, and women in Parliament

Nicky Morgan: 'I could vote against Theresa May if we don't get good Brexit deal'

Nicky Morgan: 'I'd vote against Theresa May if we don't get good Brexit deal'

The MP for Loughborough and newly-elected chair of the Treasury Select Committee spoke to Katie Perrior in a far-reaching interview

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says former comms director

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says her former comms director

'Theresa May won't be in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight'

Katie Perrior spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's declaration to stay on as leader in the next election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead Conservative party in 2022 election

The Prime Minister made the declaration while on her current trip to Japan

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Tories drop manifesto pledge for free primary school breakfasts

Tories drop manifesto pledge for free primary school breakfasts

Tories drop manifesto pledge for free primary school breakfasts

The policy had been a flagship pledge during the 2017 election campaign

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

The MP for Twickenham is set to become party leader following the resignation of Tim Farron in the wake of the election

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Guy Verhofstadt calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be involved in Brexit negotiations

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Guy Verhofstadt called for the Labour leader to have a say because he claimed the election result was a 'rejection' of Theresa May's hard Brexit plans

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

It comes in response to Theresa May telling of her surprise Jeremy Corbyn hadn't spoken out against the 'intimidation' during the election campaign

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

'It's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' - George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

'It's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' - George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

Our host said 'it's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' at the opening of his show

DUP backs deal to support Theresa May's minority government

DUP backs deal to support Theresa May's minority government

DUP backs deal to support Theresa May's minority government

The deal has been finalised almost three weeks after the election was decided

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Inside Jeremy Corbyn’s social media miracle

Inside Jeremy Corbyn’s social media miracle

Corbyn's team pioneered a truly revolutionary approach to social media. And, sorry Tories, it can't be copied

DUP reportedly broke off Tory talks following £2bn demand for Northern Ireland

DUP 'broke off Tory talks affer £2bn demand for Northern Ireland'

DUP 'broke off Tory talks after £2bn demand for Northern Ireland'

The Daily Telegraph is claiming the Democratic Unionists ended negotiations temporarily following strain caused by a demand of money for Northern Ireland

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

'All I can say is hallelujah' - George Galloway praises possibility of Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister

George Galloway: 'My friend Jeremy Corbyn will soon be Prime Minister. Hallelujah!'

George Galloway: My friend Jeremy Corbyn will soon be PM. Hallelujah!

Our host heaped praise on the Labour leader for withstanding 'the viciousness of the last 21 months' and rising to 'a kind of greatness'

DUP declaration 'significant saber rattling at this stage', says former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher

DUP declaration is 'significant' for Theresa May, says former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher

DUP declaration 'significant saber rattling at this stage', says Kevin Meagher

Meagher spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing negotiations between the two parties in the wake of the election result

DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

10 days of negotiation has not resulted in a deal between the two parties in the wake of the hung Parliament election result

'Theresa May has no right to govern', says John McDonnell

'Theresa May has no right to govern', says John McDonnell

'Theresa May has no right to govern', says John McDonnell

Labour's shadow chancellor made the claim in an interview with the BBC

Queen's Speech to reportedly focus on Brexit in State Opening of Parliament

Queen's Speech to reportedly focus on Brexit

Queen's Speech to reportedly focus on Brexit

The State Opening of Parliament is believed to be taking place without much of its usual lavish grandeur

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

'Theresa May is doomed', says George Galloway

'Theresa May is doomed', says George Galloway

'Theresa May is doomed', says George Galloway

Our host was speaking to a caller on his show when he delivered his verdict on the prime minister

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

French media claims there's a 'leaden atmosphere' in Brussels as Brexit talks begin in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy

French media claims there's a 'leaden atmosphere' in Brussels as Brexit talks begin

French media says atmosphere in Brussels is 'leaden' as Brexit talks begin

An editorial in Le Monde says Theresa May's government is coming to the talks in state of weakness amid mounting unrest surrounding Grenfell Tower

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Tommy Boyd shuts down caller who wants to discuss Tim Farron's resignation

Tommy Boyd shuts down caller during rant about Tim Farron and the antichrist

Tommy Boyd shuts down caller during rant about Tim Farron and the antichrist

The feature of the hour Ken had called in on was 'songs you can't get out of your head'

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself in either direction' - Lembit Opik comments on former Lib Dem Leader's resignation

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself on gay issue': Lembit Opik on former Lib Dem leader's resignation

Lembit Opik says Tim Farron 'couldn't commit himself on gay issue'

The former MP for Montgomeryshire told Jon Holmes the former couldn't decide where he stood in relation to the homosexuality questions

Liberal Democrats to hold leadership election after Tim Farron resigns

Lib Dem Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

The former Lib Dem leader made the surprise announcement on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Farron was in charge for two years

Tim Farron resigns as leader of Lib Dems

Tim Farron resigns as leader of Lib Dems

Farron took charge after 2015 election but oversaw improvement of just three seats in last week's vote

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The SNP still performed well in the election despite some reverses, says James Kelly

The SNP must stand its ground on an independence referendum

The SNP must stand its ground on an independence referendum

If the SNP are instead seen to back down in the face of a defeat that didn’t actually happen, they would be self-inflicting a wound that might never properly heal

1922 Committee: 'Theresa May gave first-rate performance' says Secretary Bob Blackman MP

1922 Committee: 'Theresa May gave us a first-rate performance' says secretary Bob Blackman

'Theresa May gave us a first-rate performance' says 1922 Committee secretary

The MP for Harrow East spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's meeting with the committee

Theresa May and Arlene Foster to meet in Downing Street to discuss vital deal to support Government

Theresa May and Arlene Foster meet in Downing Street to discuss vital deal to support Government

Theresa May and Arlene Foster discuss vital deal to support Government

The Prime Minister is reportedly seeking a confidence and supply arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) following the hung Parliament election

George Galloway: 'Jeremy Corbyn turned out to be the greatest campaign Labour has ever had in a general election'

George Galloway: 'Jeremy Corbyn is the greatest election campaigner Labour has ever had'

'Jeremy Corbyn is the greatest election campaigner Labour has ever had'

George Galloway spoke to Paul Ross about the Labour leader and the fallout of the general election

Five contenders to be Conservative Party leader if Theresa May quits

Five contenders to be Conservative Party leader if Theresa May quits

In the unlikely event Theresa May resigns, who could lead the party in these uncertain times?

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Theresa May to reportedly delay Queen's Speech to continue DUP talks

Queen's Speech set to be delayed as Theresa May continues DUP talks

Queen's Speech set to be delayed as Theresa May continues DUP talks

The BBC is reporting the State Opening of Parliament has been pushed back as the Conservatives speak with the DUP about support for their party

Minority Governments - why history doesn't reflect well on Theresa May's chances

Minority Governments: History suggests Theresa May will be toppled (and quickly)

History suggests Theresa May will be toppled (and quickly)

A hung Parliament result of the election has result in Theresa May appearing to decide to form a minority government with DUP backing

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street by amending Queen's Speech

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street by amending Queen's Speech

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street

The Labour leader's declaration comes in the wake of a new Survation poll showing his party has pushed ahead of the Tories by six points

Lord Michael Howard: 'Jeremy Corbyn seems to think he's won a great victory' in Election 2017

Lord Michael Howard: 'Jeremy Corbyn seems to think he's won a great election victory, it's baffling'

Lord Michael Howard: 'Jeremy Corbyn seems to think he's won a great victory'

The former Tory party leader spoke to Paul Ross about the election result and Theresa May

Lord Michael Heseltine: 'Brexit is the cancer gnawing at the heart of the Tory party'

Lord Michael Heseltine: 'Brexit is the cancer gnawing at the heart of the Tory party'

Lord Michael Heseltine: 'Brexit is the cancer gnawing the Tory Party heart'

The former Deputy Prime Minister spoke to Paul Ross about the election result and Brexit

Theresa May working to quell possible Tory rebellion over election result

Piers Morgan calls Theresa May a 'timid loser' on Good Morning Britain

Piers Morgan calls Theresa May a 'timid loser' on Good Morning Britain

The party lost its parliamentary majority after the election result came back with a hung Parliament

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Election 2017: Donald Tusk, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier react to voting result

Election 2017: Donald Tusk, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier react to voting result

Donald Tusk, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier react to election result

The top ranking EU officials shared their thoughts on Twitter in the wake of the formerly hung Parliament result

Election 2017: Theresa May 'confident' Tories can work with DUP for UK interests

Election 2017: Theresa May 'confident' Tories can work with DUP for UK interests

Theresa May 'confident' Tories can work with DUP for UK interests

The Prime Minister made a statement outside Downing Street in the wake of the election result

Tim Farron believes May took 'each and every one of us for granted'

Tim Farron calls for 'arrogant and vain' Theresa May to resign

Tim Farron calls for 'arrogant and vain' Theresa May to resign

Lib Dem leader blasts Prime Minister for expecting the election to be a 'coronation'

'Second election is unlikely', says YouGov's Joe Twyman

'Second election is unlikely', says YouGov's Joe Twyman

'Second election is unlikely', says YouGov's Joe Twyman

The Head of Political and Social Research for Europe at the market research company told Julia Hartley-Brewer the coalition will do what they can to prevent it

Election 2017: 'SNP could be more influential because of the hung Parliament', says Humza Yousaf MSP

Election 2017: 'SNP could be more influential because of the hung Parliament', says Humza Yousaf MSP

'SNP could be more influential because of the hung Parliament' says Humza Yousaf

The MSP and Scottish Government Minister for Transport spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer live on College Green

Paul Nuttall resigns as UKIP leader

Paul Nuttall resigns as UKIP leader

Nuttall steps down after disastrous night for UKIP at election

Election 2017: hung Parliament has created 'constitutional crisis' ahead of Brexit negotiations, says PR guru

Election 2017: hung Parliament has created 'constitutional crisis' ahead of Brexit negotiations, says PR guru

Hung Parliament has created 'constitutional crisis', says PR guru

Theresa May has failed to secure a majority in the vote, and Jo Tanner told Julia Hartley-Brewer this is unprecedented with Brexit talks around the corner

Election 2017: UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn compares election decision to social media video

UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn: Tories tried to 'mug off' Corbyn

UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn: Tories tried to 'mug off' Corbyn

The MEP claimed the result was like 'one of those social media videos where three yobs try to rob an old man [Jeremy Corbyn] who then turns out to be a blackbelt.'

Election 2017: John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

Election 2017: John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

Labour's Shadow Chancellor said the people thought her call to an election for 'party-political advantage' was 'inappropriate'

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

The Prime Minister did not achieve the majority she needed to form a government

Parry likened Corbyn's success to Leicester's remarkable story

Mike Parry: 'Jeremy Corbyn has done a Leicester City'

Mike Parry: 'Jeremy Corbyn has done a Leicester City'

talkRADIO presenter uses football analogies in conversation with academic Oliver Daddow

'Theresa May is finished' says Independent commentator John Rentoul

'Theresa May is finished' says Independent commentator John Rentoul

Rentoul appoeared on The Two Mikes to discuss tonight's election

Clegg faces a tough fight for his Sheffield Hallam seat

Nick Clegg's former advisor: 'We'll take 14 seats'

Nick Clegg's former advisor: 'We'll take 14 seats'

Sean Kemp optimistic about party's chances - but admits there's a real chance Nick Clegg could lose his seat

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